Monday, March 19, 2012

Upaya Dharma Podcasts - Erika Rosenberg: Working with Emotions through Meditation

Nice talk by Erika Rosenberg at the Upaya Zen Center on working with emotions through meditation. This is a topic relevant to a lot of people who use meditation as a part of their mental health regimen, or as part of their psychotherapy.

Erika Rosenberg: 03-14-12: Working with Emotions through Meditation

Speaker: Erika Rosenberg

Recorded: Wednesday Mar 14, 2012

Episode Description: How do we use the skills we develop in meditation practice and use them to understand our emotions? In a lively and engaging style, Erika explores emotions and discusses how we can work with them.

Teacher Bio: Erika Rosenberg received her Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of California, San Francisco (1994) and her B.S. in Neuroscience from San Jose State University (1986). Dr. Rosenberg’s scientific research has examined how our feelings are revealed in our facial expressions, how social factors influence emotional signals, and how anger affects cardiovascular health. Her work is published in a wide range of psychological journals and books, and she speaks at national conferences on the topics of emotions and facial expressions. Erika Rosenberg currently collaborates with other scientists on numerous projects in psychology, medicine, and computer science.

Dr. Rosenberg served on the faculties of the University of Delaware and the College of William and Mary, currently conducts research at the Center for Mind and Brain at the University of California, Davis, teaches at the Nyingma Institute of Tibetan Studies in Berkeley, and offers workshops worldwide.


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